Social media site guiding connections in construction A new social media
platform geared toward the construction industry is generating buzz around the
globe, and it all started after two men from North Bay were left stranded after
experiencing truck trouble.Hard Hat Hunter is
an online construction-oriented forum that brings together employees,
employers, job seekers, and industry and educational organizations to promote
the sector.Working in
Cochrane about five years ago, Ed Goulais and Paul Robillard — the owner and
operations manager a...
A proposed Thunder Bay waterfront hotel has
been issued a building permit for structural steel.
After repeated delays in the project schedule,
construction of the Marriott-Delta Hotel at Prince Arthur’s Landing
is “one step closer,” said a City of Thunder Bay news release.
“We will be very p...
A First Nations-owned transmission
company is the Ontario government’s developer of choice to hook up
remote communities in northwestern Ontario to the provincial power
grid.Wataynikaneyap Power LP (Watay) was
selected in late July to be the transmitter to build a
1,800-kilometre network to br...
The new vision for North Bay’s
already-picturesque waterfront revival remains a work in progress,
but the skeletal work of new construction on its fringes is already
well underway.Structural work for a new hotel complex
and public health unit was being erected in late July as City of
members from Sudbury’s McEwen School of Architecture have been appointed to sit
on a new task force created by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
(RAIC).Patrick Stewart, Eladia
Smoke, and David Fortin will participate in the task force, whose goal is to “seek
ways to fos...